The HR profession

Recruiting HR professionals: building the perfect HR team

As the HR profession changes so does the way that HR recruits HR. Stephanie Sparrow examines how human resources professionals...

Low-skilled labour supply down by a third in two years

12 Aug 2019

The number of people applying for each role continues to fall – particularly for low-skilled roles – according to the...

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Apprenticeship levy has ‘failed’ to increase workplace training

23 Jul 2019

The government has made an “empty promise” in saying the apprenticeship levy would increase the amount of money employers spend...

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Has political chaos made us cautious about hiring HR professionals?

5 Jul 2019

The ongoing political uncertainty has led to a high level of caution in hiring organisations. Most HR recruitment has come...

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HR in financial services: a sector rich in opportunities?

26 Jun 2019

An HR role in financial services can offer the chance to shine—but it will also be demanding. Stephanie Sparrow reports...

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Are HR professionals lacking employee relations skills?

12 Jun 2019

As the CIPD’s Festival of Work starts in London, complete with speaker and breakout sessions galore on all the new...

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Where to get the best salary in HR

4 Jun 2019

Change is impacting every industry, and this is creating new opportunities, healthy salaries and more flexible working conditions for HR...

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Ten key skills you need as an ER manager

3 Jun 2019

Employee relations is higher up on the agenda than ever as the world of work evolves. It’s a role that’s...

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How can HR teams earn a place at board level?

30 May 2019

If people are an organisation’s most important asset, then shouldn’t HR teams have a voice at senior level? Robert Hicks...

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RAF Typhoon

How the RAF can add wings to your HR career

27 May 2019

With fantastic benefits and low costs for trainees, the RAF offers people an excellent opportunity to gain confidence and skills...

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How to get on a HR headhunter’s radar

17 May 2019

A fast-moving environment means solid senior HR experience is in demand. If you’re looking for a career move, what’s the best way to stand out to headhunters?

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Work to live – creating ‘human-centric’ office spaces

3 May 2019

For many businesses, their office is just “there”, a functional place to put their computers, kit and people. But the...

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What is it like to work in diversity and inclusion?

26 Apr 2019

Have you got what it takes to spearhead diversity and inclusion initiatives? Stephanie Sparrow finds out why diversity and inclusion...

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The 2018 gender pay gap: grounds for optimism?

5 Apr 2019

There may not have been a dramatic change in the gender pay gap, but HR, analytics and reward specialists are far from gloomy about what the latest crop of reports reveals

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Could you earn 21% more as an HR contractor?

25 Mar 2019

HR professionals who work as contractors could boost their average pay by 21%, according to salary data analysis from CV-Library....

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